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Jaeger Name Meaning

German (mostly Jäger) and Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a hunter, Middle High German jeger(e), Middle Low German jeger(e) (agent derivatives of jagen ‘to hunt’); as a Jewish surname, it is mainly ornamental, derived from German Jäger. The surname is also established in Scandinavia (Swedish Jäger; Danish and Norwegian Jæger) and has been Latinized as Venator.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Jaeger Family Origin

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Jaeger Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    15%
  • Laborer

    7%
  • Keeping House

    6%
  • Shoemaker

    2%

In 1880, Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Jaeger. A less common occupation for the Jaeger family was Shoemaker. The most common Jaeger occupation in the USA was Farmer. 15% of Jaeger's were Farmers.

Source: Census data for Jaeger | Data not to scale

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Jaeger Life Expectancy

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